Award-winning actor and comedian Tim Allen can currently be seeing starring in, and executive-producing, the Disney+ series “The Santa Clauses” reprising his role as Scott Calvin/Santa. In the upcoming second season, scheduled to premiere this fall 2023, the Calvin family is back in the North Pole as Scott Calvin continues his role as Santa Claus after retirement plans were thwarted when failing to find a worthy successor in season one. Now that Scott and his family have successfully saved Christmas, Scott turns his focus towards training his son Calvin to eventually take over the “family business” as Santa Claus.
Allen most recently starred on the hit sitcom “Last Man Standing” which aired its ninth and final season on FOX in 2021. Allen starred as Mike Baxter, a happily married father of three daughters, who finds himself the odd man out as he tries to maintain his manliness in a home dominated by women. Allen’s 10-episode series “More Power” premiered on June 29, 2022 on The HISTORY Channel, reuniting him with his “Assembly Required” co-host Richard Karn, along with woodworking do-it-yourself YouTube star April Wilkerson. The trio tackles the supercharged history of tools, celebrating the coolest, most powerful, and iconic examples of tools, while showcasing their evolution of power from handheld and basic to the industrial and mighty. They also head out into the field to play with some of the biggest machines that power and serve our everyday lives and meet the men and woman who operate them.
Allen was also the star and executive producer of the competition series “Assembly Required” which premiered in February 2021 on HISTORY. Allen reunited with his “Home Improvement” co-star Richard Karn who served as series host, marking the 30th anniversary of the pair’s original television debut. Spotlighting the best and brightest builders from across the country at their home workshops, contestants competed to breathe new life into everyday household items, testing their ability and ingenuity to not only rebuild things but build them back better.
Allen reprised his role as Buzz Lightyear in Disney’s Oscar-winning “Toy Story 4” with Tom Hanks, Keanu Reeves, Tony Hale, Annie Potts, Christina Hendricks, and Keegan-Michael Key. The film opened #1 at the box office on June 21, 2019 and has grossed over $1 billion worldwide. In 2017, he starred in the Netflix dark comedy “El Camino Christmas” with Vincent D’Onofrio, Luke Grimes and Dax Shepard.
Allen continues to perform stand-up shows to sold-out crowds across the country. He honed his talents as a stand-up comic throughout the eighties, providing the perfect lead-in to his highly successful ABC television series “Home Improvement” where he garnered a Golden Globe Award, an Emmy nomination, and was honored with the People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Male Performer in a Television Series” for an unprecedented eight years in a row. During “Home Improvement’s” run at the top of the prime-time charts, Tim revisited his comedy roots with a successful national concert tour. He also found time to pen his first book about the male perspective, Don’t Stand Too Close to a Naked Man, topping the New York Times Bestseller List. This was followed by his second bestseller I’m Not Really Here focusing on midlife, family and
In 1999, during the final season of “Home Improvement,” Tim was honored with the TV Guide Award for Favorite Actor in a Comedy Series. In a tearful farewell, Tim hung up his tool belt, shifting his film career into high gear with resounding success.
He made his film debut in 1994, playing a holiday icon in “The Santa Clause,” earning him another People’s Choice Award. In 1995, he voiced the beloved, yet deluded, space ranger Buzz Lightyear in the CGI smash hit “Toy Story.”
In 1997, Allen starred in the hit comedies “Jungle 2 Jungle” and “For Richer or Poorer.” To the delight of moviegoers, in 1999 Tim reprised his character Buzz Lightyear in “Toy Story 2” which grossed over $250 million. This was followed by the hit film “Galaxy Quest.” Representing the ‘Average Joe,’ Tim starred in “Joe Somebody” and in 2001 he starred in the comedy “Big Trouble.” In 2002, Tim took on the role of Critical Jim in “Who Is Cletis Tout?,” and he helped kick off the holiday season that year reprising his role in “The Santa Clause 2.” In 2004, he starred opposite Jamie Lee Curtis in the comedy
“Christmas with the Kranks.” In 2006, Allen starred in “The Santa Clause 3,” in which he once again reprised his role as Santa Claus. That same year he starred in the comedy
“Zoom” and in the updated version of the Disney classic “The Shaggy Dog.” In 2007, he starred opposite John Travolta, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy in the hit comedy “Wild Hogs.” In 2008 Allen starred in the drama “Redbelt.” In 2010, Allen reprised his role as Buzz Lightyear in Academy Award- winning film “Toy Story 3.” That same year he starred in his feature film directorial debut “Crazy On The Outside” with Sigourney Weaver and Ray Liotta. In 2013, Allen reprised his role as Buzz Lightyear in “Toy Story of Terror,” as spooky tale featuring all of the favorite “Toy Story” characters.